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William Douglas, 6th Laird of Drumlanrig

 

 

 

 

 

Sir William Douglas, 6th Baron of Drumlanrig, had a charter as 'son and heir apparent of James Douglas of Drumlanrig' of the Barony and Castle of Drumlanrig, 19 May 1492 (i.e. during his father's lifetime).  He also had charters of land in Dalgarnock, 22 Aug 1500; of the Barony of Tibbers, 23 Feb 1509; and of the Barony of Hawick, 15 jun 1511.

 

 

  • Death: Sept 1513 at Flodden, or possibly as a result of wounds sustained at the battle.

    Father: James (Sir) (5th Baron of Drumlanrig) Douglas
    Mother: Janet Scott, dau of David Scott of Buccleuch

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth, dau of Sir John Gordon of Lochinvar

    • Married: 1470??
    He married Elizabeth Stewart, daughter of Sir Robert Stewart.

 

  • Children
    1. Has Children James (Sir) (7th Baron of Drumlanrig) Douglas
    2.     Robert - ancestor of Douglas of Burford. He held the office of Provost of Lincluden
    3. Has No Children Janet (of Drumlanrig) Douglas = Robert, 5th Lord Maxwell, 4 June 1509 (Some say 4th Lord Maxwell)
    4.     Agnes? = Andrew Cunnyngham of Birkshaw (but see also Marion, dau of the 6th Laird
    5. I also record John Douglas, father of Mr Douglas of Craigincune, but this is not recognised by some other sources. He is the forebear of the Douglas of Arlkand family.

 

 

See also:
•  The Lairds of Drumlanrig

•  Douglas of Arkland

•  Descendant chart [pdf]



 



 

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